Chocolate-Glazed Pecan Pie Bars

Turn pecan pie into beautiful bars for an easy-to-eat, on-the-go treat.

  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 4 hr 10 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 36

Ingredients

Crust

2/3
cup granulated sugar
1/2
cup butter or margarine, softened
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
egg
1 1/2
cups all-purpose flour

Filling

2/3
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
cup corn syrup
1
teaspoon vanilla
3
eggs
1
cup broken pecans

Melted Chocolate

1
cup semisweet chocolate chips (6 oz)
2
teaspoons shortening
  • 1 Heat oven to 350°F. Spray 13x9-inch pan with cooking spray. In large bowl, mix granulated sugar, butter, 1 teaspoon vanilla and 1 egg. Stir in flour. Press dough in bottom and 1/2 inch up sides of pan (if necessary, use floured fingers).
  • 2 Bake 10 to 15 minutes or until edges are light brown.
  • 3 Meanwhile, in medium bowl, beat filling ingredients except pecans with spoon. Stir in pecans. Pour over crust.
  • 4 Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until set. While warm, loosen edges from sides of pan. cool completely, about 2 hours.
  • 5 For triangular bars, cut into 6 rows by 3 rows. Cut each bar in half diagonally. In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips and shortening uncovered on High 1 minute to 1 minute 30 seconds or until melted; stir until smooth. Dip 1 side of each bar into melted chocolate; lay flat to dry.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Bar
    Calories
    150
    (
    Calories from Fat
    60),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    7g
    7%
    (Saturated Fat
    3g,
    3%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    30mg
    30%;
    Sodium
    35mg
    35%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    19g
    19%
    (Dietary Fiber
    0g
    0%
      Sugars
    12g
    12%
    ),
    Protein
    2g
    2%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    2%;
    Vitamin C
    0%;
    Calcium
    0%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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